Longan Fruit 6 oz.

Longan Fruit 6 oz.

  • Delicious longan fruit, a treasured superfruit from southern China
  • Dried, moist, sweet fruit
  • An addictive, unique, slightly-smoky taste
  • Famous as a beauty tonic in Asia
  • Also famous as a sexual tonic for women
Item No: 698
$12.49

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Product Description

Snack Grade Delicious; Herb Grade Serious

Golden Wuyi Mountain Longan (Dimocarpus longan) is a wonderful and delicious tonic fruit used by the Chinese as a blood tonic, to build energy (Qi), to calm the mind, to strengthen the Spleen, to tonify the Qi of the heart, and to add luster and beauty to the skin. Its Chinese name is Long Yan Rou, which means “Dragon Eye Meat.” Of course, being a fruit, it is not really “meat.” Longan (“dragon eye”) is so named because when the fruit is fresh, the flesh of the peeled fruit is a translucent white color. The dark brown seed shows through the translucent flesh and looks like the pupil of an eye. As a result, the fruit looks like the bulging eyes of the dragons often depicted in Chinese art. The dried fruit is one of China’s greatest delicacies. The best Longan grows in southern China in the foothills of the Wuyi Mountains. The seed has been removed. Wuyi Longan Fruit™ becomes a lovely golden color and has a unique flavor unlike any other dried fruit.
This is an herb that must be selected very carefully. The “aril,” which is the sweet fleshy fruit meat, is extremely delicious. The dried fruit obtainable at herb shops is priced based on its flavor and sweetness. Therefore, some producers soak their Longan in sugar water to enhance its sweetness. Dragon Herbs uses only the highest quality Longan, and this Longan is unsweetened — it is sweet enough without the sugar and is much better for you than sugar-soaked Longan. There is no problem consuming Dragon Herbs Wuyi Longan Fruit™ every day of your life.

Ingredients: Wuyi Mountain Longan fruit

Traditional Function
Tonifies blood, heart and Qi.
Who can use it?
Anyone
Concentration
Raw Herb
Specifications
6 oz. (170g)
Dosage
Eat a handful or 2 a day as a snack or use with your DBG.
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dried longan fruit

Golden Wuyi Mountain Longan (Dimocarpus longan) is a wonderful and delicious tonic fruit used by the Chinese as a blood tonic, to build energy (Qi), to calm the mind, to strengthen the Spleen, to tonify the Qi of the heart, and to add luster and beauty to the skin. Its Chinese name is Long Yan Rou, which means “Dragon Eye Meat.” Of course, being a fruit, it is not really “meat.” Longan (“dragon eye”) is so named because when the fruit is fresh, the flesh of the peeled fruit is a translucent white color. The dark brown seed shows through the translucent flesh and looks like the pupil of an eye. As a result, the fruit looks like the bulging eyes of the dragons often depicted in Chinese art. The dried fruit is one of China’s greatest delicacies. The best Longan grows in southern China in the foothills of the Wuyi Mountains. The seed has been removed. Wuyi Longan Fruit™ becomes a lovely golden color and has a unique flavor unlike any other dried fruit.

Peeled longan


Blood

There is a saying in Chinese herbalism that “women are governed by blood.” As a result, women often benefit significantly from blood tonics. Longan is a great blood tonic, often combined with other blood tonics such as Dang Gui and Peony root to make blood-building teas and formulations.

Longan and blood
Energy

Longan Fruit is high in iron. It is a great Qi tonic for building up your everyday energy. Consumed regularly, Longan boosts temporary energy as well as long term vitality, yet it is not a stimulant like caffeine. It gives you energy while simultaneously relaxing you.


Traquility

Longan promotes tranquility. The fruit has been found to promote deep, refreshing sleep.


Memory

It can be used to enhance memory and steady the nerves by fortifying Blood and Qi.

Longan and beauty
Beauty

Longan is a famous beauty herb, as it adds luster and beauty to the skin.


Sex

Longan has a 2000-year reputation as a fantastic sex tonic for women. For that reason, Longan is considered a MUST for women who wish to be both beautiful and sensual. Longan’s effects are not hormonally driven. Longan is equally beneficial to men and women.


Heart

Longan is believed to directly promote heart health by nourishing the heart tissues.

fresh juicy longan

Uses

Enjoy as a snack!

Eat a handful or 2 a day and experience its delicious juiciness and wonderful nutritious benefits.

Longan snack on plate


Bloody Mary Hot Tea

Pure and nutrition rich blood is fundamental to radiant health.


This “Bloody Mary” (non-alcoholic herbal drink) is a blood tonic. It gently builds and cleanses the blood. It is also great for the skin. This tea should be served hot.

Beets also strengthen the blood, enabling it to carry nutrients throughout the body. Beets have a profound power to cleanse the blood in the liver. Pure blood is fundamental to radiant health. *


Blood Tonic Tea

Nourishing your blood is one of the keys to remaining healthy, beautiful and youthful. Women especially need to nourish their blood since blood loss is a fact of life. Older people also tend to require targeted blood nourishment. Strong blood is manifested in beautiful skin and hair, strong sensory organs and a cheerful mood. Certain tonic herbs can build blood.

Blood tonic tea


Blood Tonic Tea is made from Longan fruit, Dang Gui and Goji berries, all great blood tonic herbs renowned for promoting healthy blood and beauty from within. For the perfect blood tonic tea, brew Blood Tonic Tea in a tea pot, then add Longan eeTee™ before serving. Keep warm on a tea candle warmer. Drink daily.*

Blood tonic tea


Longan Iced Tea

Enjoy a Longan iced tea with our Longan eeTee, topped with Longan fruits.Longan Iced tea

Full downloadable recipes are coming soon...

How We Source This Product

Longan tree full of ripe longan fruits

Ron climbing one of our longan trees at the farm in Southern China


Di Tao of Longan fruit

Dragon Herbs sources Longan from its Di Tao origin in Fujian Province.

Longan is an herb that must be selected very carefully. The “aril,” which is the sweet fleshy fruit meat, is extremely delicious. The dried fruit obtainable at herb shops is priced based on its flavor and sweetness. Therefore, some producers soak their Longan in sugar water to enhance its sweetness. Dragon Herbs uses only the highest quality Longan, and this Longan is unsweetened — it is sweet enough without the sugar and is much better for you than sugar-soaked Longan. There is no problem consuming Dragon Herbs Wuyi Longan Fruit™ every day of your life.

Dragon Herbs Longan plantation bearing a bounty of juicy sweet fruit

Photos captured by Ron and Yanlin. View from the balcony: Field of longan trees at Dragon Herbs farm in Southern China.

At the center of Dragon Herbs Longan plantation is a Taoist shrine where locals congregate to pray for blessings, a bountiful harvest and peace

FAQ

I noticed some color variation of the fruit, some are darker than the others. Is that normal?

Minor color variations from a light tan to dark tan color for the dried longan is normal due to batch variance. This product has to be stored in a cool and dry place.

dried longan fruit

Goodies For Download

Longan brochure

Longan Fruit Info Card

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Recipes

  • Bloody Mary Recipe

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